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Adam Wathen <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 27 Nov 2000 09:19:06 -0600
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A Patch of Blue (1965)--Sidney Poitier falls in love with a blind girl
The Day of the Triffids (1962)--Most of the population is blinded by a
meteor shower
Little House on the Prairie--Mary is blinded in a fire
Afraid of the Dark (1991)--Serial killer stalks blind women
The Killer (1989)--An assassin inadvertently blinds a showgirl and tries to
care for her
Bride of Frankenstein/Young Frankenstein--the monster's confrontation with a
blind hermit
Ghengis Blues (1999)--a documentary about throat singing that focuses on a
blind blues musician
The Dark Eyes of London (1939)--Bela Lugosi uses a blind man to do his
Dead Man's Eyes (1944)--Lon Chaney is an artist who is blinded and is under
suspicion of killing his would-be eye donor
Ice Castles (1978)--Skater's career is cut short when she is blinded
The Whales of August (1987)-Lillian Gish takes care of blind sister Bette
Until the End of the World (1991)-Scientist invents a machine that allows
blind people to see taped versions of the world
Scent of a Woman (1992)-Pacino plays a blind retired Army Colonel

Many many more, but I hope these will help too...

-----Original Message-----
From:   Film and TV Studies Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
Behalf Of M.J.Williams
Sent:   Saturday, November 25, 2000 6:38 AM
To:     [log in to unmask]
Subject:        Re: Blindness

Beatrice Dalle's character in Night on Earth, Madeline
Stowe in Blink, and Uma Thurman in Jennifer Eight (I think).

On Fri, 24 Nov 2000 16:53:45 EST [log in to unmask] wrote:

> In a message dated 11/24/00 12:25:41 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> [log in to unmask] writes:
> > I'd be thankful for any ideas and suggestions on the topic "Blindness in
> >
> The two that immediately come to mind are: Helen Keller and the movie
> Until Dark" (Audrey Hepburn).
> Danny O'Brien
> Composer
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Melanie Williams
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English Department
University of Hull

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